The table below looks at the statistics for the Linux Support Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux Support Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux Support Engineer
Rank 854 875 846
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Linux Support Engineer 43 56 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.048% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.050% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 43 52 32
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £59,700
UK excluding London average salary £43,900 £35,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+25.42% +32.07%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103565 111265 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90958 85091
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Linux Support Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Linux Support Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 within the UK.

Linux Support Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Linux Support Engineer
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux Support Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +29 43 £42,500 +18.05% 5
South East +24 19 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East of England +18 10 £43,900 +9.75% 1
Cambridgeshire +17 9 £43,900 +9.75% 1
Cambridge +17 8 £43,900 +9.75% 1
Hampshire - 7 £45,000 -
Portsmouth - 7 £45,000 -
London +14 5 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Surrey 0 5 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -15 5 £37,500 +20.96%
Woking - 5 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire +15 3 £35,000 -18.12%
Yorkshire +1 3 £26,500 +17.77%
Berkshire -9 3 £27,500 -
Coventry -14 3 £40,000 +31.14%
Oxford - 3 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £26,500 -
Sheffield - 3 £26,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £37,500 -
Kenilworth - 2 £37,500 -
City of London +15 1 £35,500 -11.25% 1
West Sussex +3 1 £45,000 -
Crawley -7 1 £45,000 -
Reading -7 1 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £30,000 -
Bristol - 1 £42,500 -
South West - 1 £42,500 -

Linux Support Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Linux Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Support Engineer in their job title.

1 112 (100.00%) Linux
2 61 (54.46%) Red Hat
3 50 (44.64%) VMware
4 48 (42.86%) Apache
5 44 (39.29%) Windows
6 40 (35.71%) Tomcat
7 37 (33.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (32.14%) Oracle
9 35 (31.25%) Python
10 28 (25.00%) UNIX
10 28 (25.00%) Nagios
11 27 (24.11%) Ubuntu
12 24 (21.43%) Bash Shell
12 24 (21.43%) Perl
13 20 (17.86%) JBoss
14 19 (16.96%) MySQL
15 18 (16.07%) CentOS
15 18 (16.07%) Load Balancing
16 17 (15.18%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (15.18%) Clustering
17 15 (13.39%) Java
17 15 (13.39%) Ruby
17 15 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (12.50%) TCP/IP
19 13 (11.61%) DNS
19 13 (11.61%) Degree
19 13 (11.61%) Network Design
19 13 (11.61%) KVM
19 13 (11.61%) Data Centre
20 12 (10.71%) JavaScript

Linux Support Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Linux Support Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Linux Support Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (42.86%) Apache
2 40 (35.71%) Tomcat
3 20 (17.86%) JBoss
4 6 (5.36%) CMS
4 6 (5.36%) Drupal
4 6 (5.36%) Alfresco
4 6 (5.36%) WordPress
5 5 (4.46%) Zope
5 5 (4.46%) Plone
6 3 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.68%) nginx
6 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.79%) IIS
7 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.89%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.89%) Confluence
8 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.46%) IaaS
3 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.68%) Google Drive
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 13 (11.61%) DNS
3 10 (8.93%) SAN
4 9 (8.04%) SSL
5 7 (6.25%) VPN
5 7 (6.25%) FTP
5 7 (6.25%) Internet
6 5 (4.46%) HTTP
6 5 (4.46%) LAN
6 5 (4.46%) WAN
6 5 (4.46%) Firewall
7 3 (2.68%) DHCP
7 3 (2.68%) SS7
7 3 (2.68%) DMZ
7 3 (2.68%) INAP
8 2 (1.79%) SMTP
8 2 (1.79%) LDAP
8 2 (1.79%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.79%) OpenVPN
8 2 (1.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.96%) MySQL
2 17 (15.18%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.79%) Redis
6 1 (0.89%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.57%) JIRA
3 3 (2.68%) Subversion
4 1 (0.89%) Gerrit
4 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.68%) Games
3 3 (2.68%) Finance
4 2 (1.79%) Advertising
5 1 (0.89%) Marketing
5 1 (0.89%) French Language
5 1 (0.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Billing
5 1 (0.89%) Electronics
5 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.93%) HTML
2 7 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (6.25%) CSS
3 5 (4.46%) XML
4 4 (3.57%) Web Services
5 3 (2.68%) Software Packaging
5 3 (2.68%) Flash
6 2 (1.79%) J2EE
7 1 (0.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Clustering
2 13 (11.61%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.68%) iPad
5 3 (2.68%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.68%) E-Learning
6 2 (1.79%) User Experience
6 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.79%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.89%) Statistics
7 1 (0.89%) Wiki
7 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.89%) DTV
7 1 (0.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (39.29%) Windows
3 37 (33.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (25.00%) UNIX
5 27 (24.11%) Ubuntu
6 18 (16.07%) CentOS
7 12 (10.71%) Debian
8 7 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.25%) Windows 7
8 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (4.46%) AIX
10 4 (3.57%) Solaris
10 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.68%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.68%) Android
12 2 (1.79%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (1.79%) SUSE
12 2 (1.79%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.89%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.07%) Load Balancing
2 13 (11.61%) Network Design
3 11 (9.82%) Migration
4 9 (8.04%) ITIL
5 7 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 7 (6.25%) Change Management
6 6 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.36%) Change Control
7 5 (4.46%) Open Source
7 5 (4.46%) Service Management
8 4 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.57%) Problem Management
9 3 (2.68%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (2.68%) B2B
9 3 (2.68%) CRM
9 3 (2.68%) ITSM
9 3 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (1.79%) Server Hardening
10 2 (1.79%) Project Management
11 1 (0.89%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.25%) Python
2 24 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 24 (21.43%) Perl
3 15 (13.39%) Java
3 15 (13.39%) Ruby
4 12 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.71%) PHP
5 11 (9.82%) Korn
6 10 (8.93%) SQL
7 7 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.57%) C++
9 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.89%) Fortran
9 1 (0.89%) C
9 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (11.61%) Degree
2 6 (5.36%) RHCE
3 5 (4.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.79%) MCSE
5 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) LPIC
6 1 (0.89%) RHCA
6 1 (0.89%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.89%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.89%) QA
2 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.89%) PMBOK
System Software
1 15 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.61%) KVM
3 8 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.68%) VMware Server
4 3 (2.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (2.68%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.79%) NFS
5 2 (1.79%) XenServer
5 2 (1.79%) vSphere
5 2 (1.79%) Squid
6 1 (0.89%) Xen
6 1 (0.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.89%) vCloud
6 1 (0.89%) qmail
6 1 (0.89%) Postfix
6 1 (0.89%) XenApp
6 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.89%) Samba
6 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (25.00%) Nagios
2 8 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 8 (7.14%) Plesk
2 8 (7.14%) cPanel
3 6 (5.36%) Puppet
4 5 (4.46%) Opsview
5 3 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.79%) logstash
6 2 (1.79%) Webmin
6 2 (1.79%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.79%) SCCM
6 2 (1.79%) Cacti
6 2 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.89%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.89%) vMotion
7 1 (0.89%) Mesos
7 1 (0.89%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 61 (54.46%) Red Hat
2 50 (44.64%) VMware
3 36 (32.14%) Oracle
4 10 (8.93%) HP
5 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.36%) SAP
7 5 (4.46%) IBM
8 4 (3.57%) Cisco
8 4 (3.57%) Citrix
9 3 (2.68%) Google
9 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.68%) Symantec
10 2 (1.79%) Sophos
10 2 (1.79%) EMC
10 2 (1.79%) NetApp
11 1 (0.89%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.89%) F5
11 1 (0.89%) Veeam
11 1 (0.89%) Juniper
11 1 (0.89%) Dell
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